LDHSS Music–Grades 9-12
Welcome back music students and parents! On this site, you will find information regarding music courses, the band program, the music council, and fundraising initiatives.
Courses offered this year include: Grade 9, 10, 11 and 12 Instrumental Music (AMU10/20, AMU3M/4M), Vocal Music (AMV10/20/3M/4M), and Repertoire (Band AMR10/20, AMR3M/4M). A NEW course that is being offered this year is AMG20 (Guitar).
Instrumental Music classes includes standard band instrumentation: flute, oboe, bassoon, clarinet, bass clarinet, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone, trumpet, french horn, trombone, bass trombone, euphonium, tuba, bass, and percussion.
Concert Band, Jazz Band and Small Ensembles
The concert bands begin their regular rehearsal schedule this week. There are again two concert bands this year—the Grade 9 Concert Band and the Senior Concert Band (Gr. 10, 11, 12 students).
· The Grade 9 Concert Band rehearses Tuesdays at lunch from 11:35-12:50 and Thursdays before school from 7:30-8:55. Students are asked to bring a lunch on Tuesdays.
· The Senior Concert Band rehearses Tuesday and Friday mornings from 7:30-8:55.
The concert bands are credit courses and students are expected to attend all rehearsals. Absences must be followed up with a parent note to your teacher. Frequent absences will affect overall achievement in the course.
Music Dates for 2013-2014
Please mark the following dates in your calendar. We will notify you of any changes.
Jazz and Spaghetti Night—Friday, November 22
Secondary Winter Concert—Wednesday, December 11
Spring Music Camp—Friday, February 7-Saturday, February 8
Capital Region Music Fest—Concert Band (week of Feb.17), Jazz Band (week of Feb. 24)
Wednesday, May 28—Secondary End of Year Concert
Music Banquet—Tuesday, June 3
The Citrus Fundraiser is NOW ON! See your music teacher for forms. ALL orders
are DUE Friday, October 25
November Fundscrip forms are available. Orders are due Friday, October 25
Spring Music Trip
Information about the Music Trip will be coming out in the next couple of
weeks. The destination we are looking at is Chicago!
Please feel free to contact us with any questions.
Looking forward to a great year!